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WARNING:
FCC Regulations state that any unauthorized changes or modifications to this
equipment not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user's
authority to operate this equipment.
Note:
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class
B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and
on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of
the following measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which
the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
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For use
AL-1000
AL-1010
AL-1020
AL-1200
AL-1220
AL-1280
AL-1520
AL-1040
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  • Page 1 WARNING: FCC Regulations state that any unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER SOFTWARE – Description of the printer driver – Checking the hardware and software requirements – Installing the printer driver – AL-1000 Series printer driver group PRINTING PRINTING A PAGE – Executing printing – Indicators on the operation panel...
  • Page 3: Getting Started

    INTRODUCTION The AL-1000 series machines can be used as a copier and a laser printer. This manual describes only the printer features of the machine. To use an AL-1000 series machine as a copier and to learn additional information which relates to both the copier and printer features, see the copier manual.
  • Page 4: Making Floppy Disks From Cd-rom

    Print speed is 8 pages/min., when printing multiple pages. Before reading the next section The AL-1000 series copiers are equipped with the printer interface either as standard features or optional features depending on the model. If your copier is equipped with the printer interface...
  • Page 5: Installing The Optional Printer Upgrade Kit

    (for IBM PC/AT or compatible computers) * In some models, the memory has been already installed in the machine and is not supplied in the printer upgrade kit (AL-10PK). If anything is damaged or not included, contact your SHARP Service Center.
  • Page 6: Removing The Cabinet Cover And Board Cover

    INSTALLING THE OPTIONAL PRINTER UPGRADE KIT Removing the cabinet cover and board cover Ensure that the power switch on the copier is in the off position. Remove the power cord from the power cord socket at the rear of the copier. Remove the screw from the cabinet cover at the rear side of the machine using the supplied screwdriver.
  • Page 7: Installing The Printer Board

    INSTALLING THE OPTIONAL PRINTER UPGRADE KIT Open the board cover in the direction indicated by the arrow and then remove it. Installing the printer board Before installing the printer board, be sure to read the precautions on page 4. Remove the printer board from the protective bag. Install the printer board so that the parallel interface connector of the board is fitted into the hole for the connector.
  • Page 8: Installing The Memory

    INSTALLING THE OPTIONAL PRINTER UPGRADE KIT Connect the board cable to the connector of the machine. Installing the memory If the memory is not supplied in the printer upgrade kit (AL-10PK), proceed to the “Replacing the cabinet cover and board cover” subsection. Before installing the memory, be sure to read the precautions on page 4.
  • Page 9 Take care in handling the cabinet cover because the exposed edge could be sharp and may injure your hands. Fit the projections of the cabinet to the notches of the machine, push the cabinet downward a little and then slide it in the direction indicated by the arrow.
  • Page 10: Connecting The Power Cord

    CONNECTING THE INTERFACE CABLE To use an AL-1000 series machine as a laser printer, connect it to the parallel interface cable. Use the supplied parallel interface cable.
  • Page 11: Installing The Printer Driver Software

    INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER SOFTWARE Description of the printer driver The printer driver is the software program which runs the printer. It converts the data in your file into information that the printer can understand. It also controls communication between the printer and computer as the data is printed.
  • Page 12 INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER SOFTWARE Windows 95/Windows NT 4.0: Load paper into the paper tray of the printer. For loading of paper, see the section on LOADING COPY PAPER in the copier operation manual. Turn on the printer. Turn on your computer and start Windows. Before installing the printer driver, be sure to close all other applications which may be open.
  • Page 13 If the test print completes successfully, click the Finish button. “The installation of the SHARP AL-1000 Series Software is complete.” window will be displayed. Click the OK button. If you have any problem with the test print, see TROUBLESHOOTING on page 23 and check the symptoms and solutions.
  • Page 14 INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER SOFTWARE Windows 98: Load paper into the paper tray of the printer. For loading of paper, see the section on LOADING COPY PAPER found in the copier operation manual. Turn on the printer. Turn on your computer and start Windows. Before installing the printer driver, be sure to close all other applications which may be open.
  • Page 15 INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER SOFTWARE Windows driver file search will find the device “SHARP AL-1000 Series”. Click the Next button. Proceed to step 9. Insert the installation CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. Click the Start button and select Run. When the window shown below appears, type R:\SETUP (if the CD- ROM is designated as drive R) and click the OK button.
  • Page 16 INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER SOFTWARE Windows 3.1x: Load paper into the paper tray of the printer. For loading of paper, see the section on LOADING COPY PAPER in the copier operation manual. Turn on the printer and then start Windows on your computer. Before installing the printer driver, be sure to close all other applications which may be open.
  • Page 17: Al-1000 Series Printer Driver Group

    INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER SOFTWARE AL-1000 Series printer driver group When the printer driver is installed, the SHARP AL-1000 Series printer driver group will be created. This group allows the following functions to be executed. Uninstall AL-1000 Series The printer driver can be uninstalled. If the driver is uninstalled, printing cannot be performed on the printer.
  • Page 18: Printing

    Select the settings for printing such as the number of copies and paper type from the application. See SETTING PRINT CONDITIONS FROM PRINTER DRIVER on page Before printing, ensure that the AL-1000 Series has been selected as the printer. Print the file from your software application.
  • Page 19: Indicators On The Operation Panel

    The setting method and setting items of the printer driver are described below. Before setting the printer driver, check the following items. The SHARP AL-1000 Series printer driver has been installed in the computer to be used. If not, see INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER SOFTWARE on page 10.
  • Page 20 If you use Windows 95/Windows 98, right-click the SHARP AL-1000 Series icon in the Printer folder and select Properties in the menu. If you use Windows NT 4.0, right-click the SHARP AL-1000 Series icon in the Printer folder and select Document defaults in the menu.
  • Page 21 Double-click the Print Manager icon in the Main window of Program Manager. Select Options in the Print Manager and then select Printer Setup. Select SHARP AL-1000 Series in the Installed Printers: and click the Setup button. The properties of the SHARP AL-1000 Series will be displayed.
  • Page 22: Printing From An Ms-dos Application

    SETTING PRINT CONDITIONS FROM PRINTER DRIVER DOS Emulation A PCL4 DOS Emulation setup program can be started by clicking the Setup button. This is an independent program that configures the PCL4 DOS emulation. DOS Emulation Setup DOS copies Specifies the number of sets to be printed. Any number from 1 to 99 can be selected.
  • Page 23: Settings On The Front Panel

    PRINTING FROM AN MS-DOS APPLICATION Click the Start button. Select Settings and then click Printers. Right-click the AL-1000 Series icon in the printer dialog box and click Properties. For this description, it is assumed that the mouse is configured for right hand operation.
  • Page 24: Printer Trouble

    PRINTER TROUBLE? TROUBLESHOOTING Some problems in the AL-1000 Series are common to both the copier and printer features, so also check the TROUBLESHOOTING section of the copier operation manual. Printing problems “Copier” in the column “See page:” indicates the description is in the copier operation manual.
  • Page 25 TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Possible cause Solution page: The printer The interface cable might Check the interface cable prints wrong connection. not be connected properly. data or The interface cable Use the supplied interface cable. incorrect specifications may be See the parallel interface characters.
  • Page 26 TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Possible cause Solution page: – Half of the The page layout is too Simplify the page layout. complex. page is blank. Set resolution to 300 dpi. Resolution is set to 600 dpi. Page orientation setting may Change the page orientation with the be incorrect.
  • Page 27: Status Monitor

    STATUS MONITOR When printing starts, the status monitor screen will appear on the computer display. The status monitor displays the printer state and information on the current print job. The status monitor displays the following types of messages,Normal, Warning and Fault. If an error message appears, check the message description below and perform the listed task.
  • Page 28 ON. If the continues, Contact your product error condition persists, please authorized SHARP Service Center. contact your authorized SHARP Service Center. The computer has lost communications with Product Communication Error The computer has lost the product. Cancel the current operation.
  • Page 29: Using Other Installed Drivers

    Windows 95/Windows 98/Windows NT 4.0: Click the Start button. Select Settings and then click Printers. Right-click the AL-1000 Series icon in the printer dialog box and then click Properties. For this description, it is assumed that the mouse is configured for right hand operation.
  • Page 30: Uninstalling Printer Driver

    Select the printer port to use for the new printer, and then click the OK button. Click the Set As Default Printer button, and then click the Close button. To use the AL-1000 series again, perform the same procedure but select the port to be used (for example, LPT1) in step 4.
  • Page 31: Appendix

    Also the time may differ depending on data quantity to be printed and applications. As a part of our policy of continuous improvement, SHARP reserves the right to make design and specification changes for product improvement without prior notice.
  • Page 32: Parallel Interface

    PARALLEL INTERFACE This printer uses a bi-directional parallel interface. Use the supplied interface cable. For specifications of the parallel interface of your computer, see its operation manual. Connector 36-pin DDK 57LE-40360-730B (D29) female connector or equivalent connector Cable Shielded type bi-directional parallel interface For best results, use a printer interface cable which is IEEE1284 compliant.
  • Page 33: Print Area

    PRINT AREA The print area of this printer is shown below. Portrait Landscape Paper size Print area 600 dpi Dots Paper size Letter 5100 4900 6600 6400 Legal 5100 4900 8400 8200 Invoice 3300 3100 5100 4900 4960 4760 7014 6814 3508 3308...
  • Page 34: Index

    INDEX Printer driver Board cover ..... . 5, 7 - installing ......10 - setting .

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